Equipping Young People for Christian Service and Leadership
Equipping Young People for Christian Service and Leadership

Employement Opportunity

ICTHUS INTERNATIONAL - POSITION DESCRIPTION

COMMUNICATIONS ASSOCIATE

Aug 13, 2014

 

Icthus International is seeking a Communications Associate.  Icthus is an international ministry helping churches in Latin America and Hispanic churches in the USA to increase ministry to young people ages 4 to 18 and their parents through a Christ centered scout-like club program based on Matt. 22: 37-39 (“Love the Lord your God… and your neighbor as yourself”). 

 

POSITION OVERVIEW:  The Communication Associate assists Icthus by helping to increase and encourage Icthus Friends to participate with their time, talents, and gifts.  This is done through a Biblical transformational approach which encourages Icthus Friends to grow closer to the Lord.

 

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP:  Reports to the President of Icthus.

 

INTERFACES WITH:  International Office Staff and Latin America Regional and Country Staff

                                                             

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

 

DONOR CARE AND COMMUNICATION:  Keeps the Icthus Friend database and information up to date.  Assists in building personal relations with Icthus Friends.

 

DIRECT MAIL:  Assists in designing and publishing monthly newsletters and appeals.  Analyzes results and makes recommendations for improvement.

 

ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION:  Manages and enhances the websites to achieve their goals.  Assists in preparation of email newsletters, especially their graphics and presentation.  Tracks results and works to increase the email database.  Manages social media programs and tracks results to makes recommendations.

 

EVENTS & BANQUETS:  Arranges venues for 2 to 4 banquets a year and other events.  Recruits and manages event volunteers.  Works to assures effective promotion of events.

 

INFORMATION:  Collects stories, information, and photos from Icthus leaders and assures good translation into English.  Maintains archives of photos and stories for easy retrieval.  Assists in the selection of stories and photos for use in our direct mail, email, website and social media.  Designs and publishes brochures and other materials.

 

CHURCH COMMUNICATION:  Assists in maintaining good communications with donor churches.  Assists in designing materials, exhibits, and PowerPoint / video presentations for churches.  Arranges for staffing of the Icthus booths at church missions & Christmas fairs.

 

VISITS AND TRIPS:  Arranges the itineraries for visiting Icthus leaders.  Assists in arranging mission trips to Latin America.

 

OTHER TASKS AS ASSIGNED

 

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Committed Christian who is active in church.
  • Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal skills in English
  • Demonstrated initiative, time management, and ability to organize and carry out projects in coordination with others.
  • Work experience in one or more to the following areas:  web, email/social media, and design/layout of direct mail and brochures.
  • Proficient in Microsoft word, excel, publisher and other software needed for communications such as Photoshop.
  • Ability to communicate well in Spanish.
  • Experience in non-profit or mission organizations in communications and/or marketing.
  • B.A. or higher in communications or related field or two or more years’ experience related to this position.

 

For more information or to a submit resume contact Don Weisbrod:

Email:  Don@IcthusKids.org    Tel: (626)720-8111(626)720-8111   

PO Box 94055, Pasadena CA 91109    

Websites: www.IcthusKids.org  and www.IcthusInt.org

Facebooks:  www.facebook.com/Icthus.Kids   and   www.facebook.com/Icthus.Familia

 

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EMAIL: Don@IcthusKids.org

 

WRITE TO US AT:

Icthus International

PO Box 306

Lake Forest, CA 92609

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